Easter ideas

10 / 04 / 2017 / 0 comments

Easter celebration ideas If you celebrate Easter you’ve probably got a family or friend gathering coming up next weekend, which might include religious celebrations too. Even if Easter is not your thing, chances are you’ve got a lovely long weekend…

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Five movies to watch on Netflix right now

3 / 04 / 2017 / 0 comments

Last week we talked about things to do on rainy days. The weather hasn’t gotten any better where I am, but I don’t mind too much if we head into cool wintery days. It means Masterchef is on its way,…

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Rainy Day Ideas for Grown-ups and Children

27 / 03 / 2017 / 0 comments

Sydney has seen weeks of unrelenting rain lately. Sports have been cancelled, laundry doesn’t get dry, there always seems to be a giant downpour at 3pm when it’s time to get the kids from school and our little garden is…

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The funniest women on the internet

Funny ladies on the internet

20 / 03 / 2017 / 0 comments

There’s so much good stuff on the internet these days, and a lot of it is home-grown. One of the things I really love is how many funny women there are, just making us laugh by making vids on their…

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Introducing Rodan + Fields

13 / 03 / 2017 / 0 comments

Our new friends Rodan + Fields The premium skincare brand Roden + Fields was created by two dermatologists and has been available in the US since 2002. Originally only available in high-end department stores, research showed that referrals were really…

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Ideas for a home pamper day

6 / 03 / 2017 / 0 comments

When I was a kid – well, when I was a tween, not that we had that definition back then – one of my favourite books was a big Reader’s Digest brick that had all these ideas and tips for…

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Autumn book reviews

27 / 02 / 2017 / 0 comments

As we head into Autumn and the nights get chillier and bed more inviting for a sleep-in, it seems appropriate for me to send a few book reviews your way – and I’ve read some good ones recently. Here are…

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Back to school for parents

I hope I didn’t offend you when …

20 / 02 / 2017 / 0 comments

“I hope I didn’t offend you when…” is a phrase I’ve heard quite a few times over the past three weeks, and it’s not a coincidence. My daughter has just started kindergarten, so a whole bunch of new parents I’m…

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Ideas for keeping the romance alive

Little acts of romance

13 / 02 / 2017 / 0 comments

We at the High Tea Party love a bit of romance, and with Valentine’s Day this week, we thought we’d glean some tips from the all-knowing internet to help you keep the romance in your life. Kiss goodbye – giving…

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